Family of anti-virus and Internet security software developed by AVG Technologies

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AVG Installer Error

My computer is running Windows XP Home Edition. The avg I am using is expiring soon and so a pop out ask me to install AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011. When the download is about to complete, I was ...
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Are these ads in AVG Antivirus normal?

My Windows XP PC started acting strange and I am right now actually in Linux running off of a USB drive. I am running Avast under Linux and it has discovered some viruses on my XP drive. Some of the ...
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Force-install AVG 2011 along-side Avast

When trying to install the latest version of AVG, you are forced to uninstall Avast to proceed. Does anyone know if there is a switch that the installer can be run with to bypass this? Something like:...
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No connection to Router(Lan,Wan) after installing AVG 2016 and/or Updating windows

Well..i know there have been questions like this one all over su but none have an actual solution.. so ill just give a cleaner explanation of what i did and how i did it.. Installed clean w7 Ultimate ...
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How to stop a driver from running in Windows PE

My computer has unfortunately succumb to an error caused by AVG Anti-virus and upon boot of my computer it tells me that certain .sys files are either corrupted or missing. Upon searching the ...
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AVG 11 Free Doesn't Install

Trying to install AVG free 11, but it gets to the copying files stage and comes up with about 10 'encountered an error' dialogs and then uninstalls. Running XP SP3. Any ideas? Was running avg free 9 ...
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AVG and Adaware saying it cant detect my internet settings but I am online

Hi I am trying to install AVG but it is saying it can't detect my internet connection but I'm clearly online. I just recently disabled some startup sevices and programs any idea if some box I ...
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where can I find a Locky Ransomware virus samples?

I need a locky ransomware virus sample to test it on VM for my project. Where can I get one working sample ?(Any microsoft word or excel files would work)
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AVG AntiVirus Business Edition: Folder Exceptions with Wildcards and Subfolders

I'm running AVG AntiVirus Business Edition and would like to set some folder exceptions for the on-access scanning (Resident Shield) in my work folders for Visual Studio. What I'm looking for is a way ...
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Disable process with sc config not allowed

I'm learning penetration testing and tried to disable the watchdog processes of AVG 2015 Antivirus Free on the target PC (Windows XP SP3 running in VirtualBox) with the commands: C:\WINDOWS\system32&...
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Windows 10 / Mobile Hotspot / Firewall

I'd like to share my cellular connection from my windows 10 notebook via mobile hotspot, but my firewall (AVG) blocks all connections. When I deactivate AVG everything works fine. Is there a rule I ...
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AVG Email Component says not protected after installing AVG Zen?

I just ran an update which included installing AVG Zen, now AVG says the Email Component says "Not Protected" and when i click it it says it's not fully functional. when i click on the fix now button ...
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Windows 7 AVG and Left 4 Dead

I have a father who won't allow video games at all. I managed to get a CD version of left 4 dead working perfectly on one laptop, but when I have another with avg, I run into an issue. It immediately ...
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Can AVG 2015's Online Shield be used Chrome (and not give NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID)?

I am using AVG 2015. If I enable Online Shield, websites that use some of Google's API's (including StackExchange sites) become unavailable and start displaying a NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID error ...
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Windows 7 common search engines hosts don't work or responde to icmp

I have a windows 7 computer every site works... EXCEPT google.com, yahoo.com duckduckgo.com The websites IP also does not answer, the webpage keeps trying to load but the HTTP/ICMP request leaves the ...
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Does AVG Outlook add-on scan drafts?

I'm trying to figure out whether or not the AVG Outlook add-on scans drafts, but I can't find any documentation about this, or any kind of log which indicates when scans are being run. Can anyone ...
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avg consumes all cpu when github running

I am running a Windows 8.1 machine, on which I have installed Github for managing my repositories, and AVG antivirus. I noticed there is some kind of conflict between these two, as AVG consumes all ...
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AVG Internet Security 2014 gets stuck at 99% during scan

I run a scan every night with AVG and in the morning I notice that lately it has been getting stuck at 99%. I can't stop or pause the scan, I have to restart my computer. It doesn't seem to keep ...
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Remove Virus certificate attachments from Emails

When I'm receiving emails from PC having AVG antivirus, it's coming with virus certificate attachment file, to prove that there is no virus inside the email. I want to remove all those certificate ...
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Lost internet history now only have computer history Windows 7, IE9

I have always been able to view internet history but suddenly I only have computer history, I'm sure it is recent as if I go back 2 or 3 weeks then I can see the internet history but this last week ...
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Can't uninstall AVG Antivirus 2011

When I try to uninstall AVG Antivirus, I get the message Associated with Another Application I looked at "Task Manager" → "Processes" and stopped all related processes, but it didn't help. ...